50 Years Ago

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lThe hounds of the Belvoir Hunt caused a stir in Caythorpe when they cornered a fox in a village garden before “ripping it to shreds”. One villager described it as “the most disgusting sight I’ve ever witnessed”.

lThe number of unemployed men in Grantham rose from 85 to 109.

lPolice frogmen were used in an effort to recover a missing loaded Luger pistol after it was thrown into Grantham Canal at Redmile.

lTrailing 2-1 at home to Goole, Grantham Town snatched two goals in as many minutes to win the game in the second-half.